Edible gardening and sustainable living is easy when you know how! Our Green Thumb events are the perfect way to learn skills and discover something new.
Book in early to get your tickets and look out for our special Pop-up programs across the year.
Check out our events below!
Gardener’s Club Plant and Produce Swap
Join us in our discovery garden for our monthly gardener’s club plant and produce swap. Have an abundance of produce or plants? Grab a cuppa and meet with other gardening enthusiasts to share ideas, tips and tricks and swap out your home-grown gems!
Worm Farm Workshop
Saturday 3rd September at 1.30pm, Pakenham Library
Want to start your own worm farm? Learn how worms can help you recycle your food waste and how to get started.
Learn how residents can claim up to $50 for a new worm farm with our Waste Reduction Rebates.
Collect a free kitchen caddy and chat to the Waste Education Team.
Tuesday 6th September at 1.30pm, Cranbourne Library
Kitchen caddies are great for collecting your food scraps in the kitchen and taking them out to your food and garden waste bin or compost bin.
If you are a resident of the City of Casey come and chat to a member of the Waste Education Team and pick up your free caddy
Proudly presented in partnership with the City of Casey, Waste Education Team
Wednesday 28 September at 6pm, Pakenham Library
Wow your Guests, Family and Friends. Learn to carve fruit like a pro! All ages welcome.
Superfood Smoothies And Seasonal Antioxidant Juices
Saturday 15th October at 2pm, Pakenham Library
Ever wondered which foods give your immune system the best tools for health and wellbeing? Put some pep in your step and boost your immune system for Spring with the addition of powerful seasonal superfoods. Join Jo O’Reilly from Jo’s Kitchen Capers, who will demonstrate and share recipes to promote health and vitality.
Organic Gardening With Ryan From Muddy Creek Gardens
Saturday 22 October at 10.30am, Bunjil Place Library
Join Ryan from Muddy Creek Gardens to learn about organic market gardening. Get inspired for the Spring planting season as you learn about the benefits of organic gardening, small-scale regenerative farming, pest and disease management, and the ‘no till’ approach
H.E.A.L Foods And Cardinia Shire Present-Waterwise Gardening
Saturday 5th November at 2.30pm, Pakenham Library
Water is critical to a garden’s success. As the climate changes, we need to take care with how we capture and use water. The more steps we can take to conserve water, while maintaining healthy and productive trees and gardens, the more secure our sources of water will be into the future.